Meet the staff

We make every effort to give personal attention to each prospective student and their family. Below you’ll find a list of our admission team members. Please feel free to contact the staff member for your region with any questions, or just to let them know you’re interested in Saint Joseph’s.

Many of our admission staff travel to high schools in the spring and fall, so it may take a few days to hear back while they are on the road. If you have immediate questions, please contact the Office of Admission at 1-800-338-7057 or

Nik Ray

Director of Admissions

Nik J. Ray
  • College Education: Thomas College, M.B.A.
    Thomas College, B.S., Management
  • Hometown: Augusta, ME
  • High School: Cony High School
  • Favorite Leisure time activity: Spending time on the lake
  • Favorite TV shows: NCIS, Man vs. Food

My advice to students applying to college:

Visit any college that you are truly interested in. Many students visit colleges multiple times before making that final decision. When it comes time to select a college, make sure to choose a school that you will succeed at academically and also feel comfortable at socially. 

Kate A. Chamberlain

Assistant Director of Admissions

Kate Chamberlain
  • Where you'll find me: Eastern MA
  • College Education: The College of Saint Rose, B. A., Communications
  • Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY
  • High School: Saratoga Central Catholic
  • Favorite TV shows: Breaking Bad, The League, Luther, Shameless, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development, Boardwalk Empire.
  • Favorite Movie: Field of Dreams

What you like best about Saint Joe’s?:

The people! Saint Joe’s has a warm, inviting staff and faculty to make anyone’s experience a positive one.

Diana Huppe '08

Admissions Counselor

Diana Huppe
  • Where you'll find me: CT, International Counselor
  • College Education: Saint Joseph’s College, B.S., Sports Management; University of Canberra, Australia study abroad, Spring 2007.
  • Hometown: Buxton, ME
  • High School: Bonny Eagle High School
  • Favorite TV shows: The Office & Parks and Recreation
  • Favorite Book: A Walk In the Woods by Bill Bryson
  • Favorite Leisure time activity: Campfires

What do you like best about SJC?

How friendly and easily accessible the faculty and staff are.

Jonathan Horgan '12

Admissions Counselor

Jonathan Horgan
  • Where you'll find me: RI, South Shore MA, and Northern ME
  • College Education: Saint Joseph's College, B.S., Management
  • Hometown: Hingham, MA
  • High School: Hingham High School
  • Favorite TV shows: Suits, The Office, Friday Night Lights, and Under the dome
  • Favorite Quote: “Don’t count the days, make the days count”

Your advice/tip to students applying to college?

To choose a school where you feel at home, and can see yourself growing over the next four years of your life.

Jennifer Veino

Assistant Director

Jennifer Higgins
  • Where you'll find me: NH, Transfer Counselor
  • College Education: Thomas College, M.B.A., Thomas College, B.A., Psychology
  • Hometown: Old Town, ME
  • High School: Old Town High School
  • Favorite TV shows: Friends

Your advice/tip to students applying to college?

Visit, visit, visit! During a campus visit you have the opportunity to interact with current students, faculty and staff and discover if you can envision yourself becoming apart of the school.

Admissions Support staff

Katherine A. Littlefield

Katherine Mulligan

Admissions Operations Coordinator

Vickie A. McGovern

Vickie McGovern

Admissions Administrative Assistant